Burglary alarm leads to man's arrest at North Bend jewelry store

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NORTH BEND, Ore. -- A man was arrested with thousands of dollars worth of items at a North Bend business Thursday night, North Bend Police said in a news release.

Just after 7 p.m., officers responded to a burglary alarm at Jurgens Jewelers, located at 1911 Newmark.

Arriving officers found a broken window on the backside of the building.

Police initially could hear what sounded like someone breaking items inside the business and later observed a suspect attempting to hide inside, the report said.

Oregon State Police troopers arrived and assisted with securing a perimeter around the exterior of the building.

A short time later, Coos County Sheriff's deputies arrived on scene with K9 Odin, made entry, and assisted in apprehending the suspect.

Police say the man was in possession of around $19,000 worth of stolen property.

The suspect, identified as 20-year-old Bradley Harp, was lodged at the Coos County Jail on charges of first degree criminal mischief, second degree burglary, and first degree theft.

Coos Bay Police Dept. assisted by handling service calls within the North Bend city limits during the time of the investigation and apprehension.

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